Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization
When you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $500 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to reach $3 trillion by 2050. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.
CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:
Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
Accelerated exposure and responsibility
Global career development opportunities
Being motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principles
A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance
If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.
CPP Investments has an opening for a lawyer to provide general corporate support, including entity management, commercial contracting, and other enterprise and investment legal matters. Reporting to a Director, Legal, the successful candidate will join a dynamic team of legal and compliance professionals who engage directly with senior leadership and business units to enable the business and help them navigate, understand, and comply with legal and regulatory requirements consistent with our Guiding Principles and our mandate to help ensure a stable retirement income for 21 million Canada Pension Plan contributors and beneficiaries.
Provide advice and assess legal risk in connection with the review and amendment of commercial contracts and power of attorneys; manage and enhance contractual templates and precedents, working closely and collaboratively with paralegal professionals and other lawyers in the Legal Department
Provide advice and assess legal risk in connection with the review and negotiation of material issues arising in relation to commercial and investment-related non-disclosure agreements
Provide advice and support to subsidiary management functions including regulatory compliance, licencing, banking, treasury and similar forms and applications
Provide support to investment related and organizational know-your-client and anti-money laundering processes
Generally advise and assist on a broad range of enterprise matters, working with enterprise partners across the organization
LL.B./LL.M or JD required
Two to three years of relevant legal experience in a sophisticated corporate/commercial private practice at a major law firm or an in-house corporate legal department, including experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
Willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work cooperatively with many different stakeholders and ability to manage outside counsel
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Strong organizational skills; flexible, adaptable, and able to manage ambiguity and multiple projects
Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Professional conduct reflecting the quality of work, ethical values and high standards of CPP Investments
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At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.
Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:
In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.
Mandatory Vaccine Policy
All employees in the Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Mumbai, Sydney, Hong Kong, and Sao Paulo offices will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations to this policy will be made for medical or other protected grounds. Please contact us to discuss any accommodation needs.